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  1. Beijing mayor jailed for graft is close to death

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok The most senior official jailed in decades and a key figure in the Tiananmen crackdown, Chen Xitong, is in the final stages of colon cancer. The former Beijing mayor ... into Qincheng Prison, the mainland's most secretive jail where disgraced officials are held. It also provided details about the recent condition of Chen, 79, and confirmed rumours he was dying. ...

  2. Court upholds suspended death sentence of Beijing ex-vice-mayor

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Liu's downfall. The last high-ranking official to receive a sentence this severe was former Communist Party secretary Chen Xitong in 1995. ...

  3. Zhao Ziyang alleges Li Peng 1989 scheming

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but for the scheming of die-hard conservatives such as Mr Li, Beijing mayor Chen Xitong and vice- premier Yao Yilin, and Deng's paranoia about losing power. The memoirs, based on about 30 hours of tape, ... of manipulation of information by die-hard conservative leaders such as Mr Li and Mr Chen, who played on Deng's fear of instability and disdain for student movements to their advantage. ...



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